After investigating a 2020 multi-vehicle crash that included a motorcoach, three trucks and a passenger vehicle, the National Transportation Safety Board found that highway speed limits, commercial vehicle collision avoidance systems, connected technology, and more need to be addressed.
February 14, 2022
About 17% of vehicle crashes occur in snowy conditions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It’s important to remind even the most seasoned driver to be cautious in wintry conditions.
January 10, 2022
New data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paints a grim picture of our nation’s roadways.
November 1, 2021
Deer and other animal collisions rose 7.2% during the pandemic.
October 22, 2021
The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights released July 22 by Omnitracs.
July 22, 2021
Here's how fleet managers can use this data to coach drivers more effectively.
August 6, 2020
The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20%, and even higher for some specific industries. Moreover, the average cost of a loss related to fleet vehicle crashes is approximately $70,000.
January 17, 2020
Failure to wear a seat belt was the second most commonly cited safety violation for both commercial vehicles and passenger cars during CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week last July.
September 18, 2019
What is a driver to do in order to prepare for a potential tornado, or worse still, if he or she finds himself driving through a tornado? Experts from FEMA offer the following advice on how to prepare.
June 3, 2019
For the first time in four years, the National Safety Council has estimated less than 400 roadway fatalities over the Memorial Day weekend.
May 20, 2019
Follow these nine steps for avoiding rear-end collisions, which have become a costly source of fleet repair costs.
April 19, 2019
The annual accident rate for commercial fleets is around 20% and the average cost of a fleet accident is $70,000 — almost double the cost of the typical workplace injury.
April 11, 2019
When you back up a vehicle, it's important to pivot your body and place your left hand in the right position on the wheel.
April 5, 2019
Severe winter weather can often lead to potholes, which show up in the spring. That's because potholes are often caused when water seeps into soil under the pavement and then freezes and thaws, weakening the road.
March 29, 2019
Now is the right time to remind your drivers about the perils of driving in floods and how to stay safe. Read on for five tips.
March 21, 2019